This Lesson Plan: Immigration: A Case Study on Multiple Perspectives and Diverse Formats lesson plan also includes:
As part of a case study of U.S. immigration during the first part of the 20th century, class members examine a variety of primary sources that present multiple perspectives of the responses of those in favor of immigration and those opposed.
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- To establish the concept of the importance of perspective, begin the lesson with John Godfrey Saxe's poem, "The Blind Men and the Elephant"
- Although designed for eight grade classes, the resource is appropriate for older learners as well
- The six-page packet includes a detailed, step-by-step plan, primary sources, worksheets, extension activities, and links to additional resources